No. S 148
Registered Designs Act
Registered Designs
(Amendment) Rules 2017
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 74 of the Registered Designs Act, the Minister for Law, after consulting with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Registered Designs (Amendment) Rules 2017 and come into operation on 1 April 2017.
Amendment of rule 7
2.  Rule 7(5) of the Registered Designs Rules (R 1) is amended by deleting the words “filed in Form CM2” and substituting the words “furnished in writing”.
Amendment of First Schedule
3.  The First Schedule to the Registered Designs Rules is amended —
(a)by deleting items 7, 8 and 9; and
(b)by deleting the words “in respect of each design number” in the third column of item 19.
Saving and transitional provision
4.  Despite rule 2, rule 7(5) of the Registered Designs Rules as in force immediately before 1 April 2017 continues to apply to or in relation to an address for service filed before that date under rule 7(5) of those Rules.
[G.N. Nos. S 778/2004; S 556/2005; S 587/2011; S 742/2014]
Made on 31 March 2017.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[LAW 18/001/005 Vol. 3; AG/LEGIS/SL/266/2015/1 Vol. 1]